Faculty

All of the faculty associated with the DSCB graduate program are listed below. Click on a faculty name to view a detailed description of an individual research program, contact information, recent publications and links to other relevant websites.
 

Jeroen Roose

Professor
Anatomy
Research Summary: 
Our goal is to understand how different flavors of receptor triggered Ras signals drive normal developmental processes of various cell types and organ systems and how (and why) perturbations of Ras-kinase signals cause human disease

John Rubenstein, MD

Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Research Summary: 
Genetic Control of Development and Diseases of the Forebrain

Richard Schneider, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Department of Cell & Tissue Biology
Department of Orofacial Sciences
Research Summary: 
Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Craniofacial Development and Evolution

Bjoern Schwer, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurological Surgery
Research Summary: 
Genomic instability and DNA repair in neural cells

Licia Selleri, PhD, MD

Professor
Program in Craniofacial Biology
Institute for Human Genetics
Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research
Department of Orofacial Sciences
Department of Anatomy
Research Summary: 
Genetic and regulatory control of morphogenesis in embryonic development, evolution, and disease

Yin Shen, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Institute for Human Genetics
Research Summary: 
Functional genomics, gene regulation, 3D chromatin architecture, and human diseases

Elliott Sherr, MD, PhD

Director, Comprehensive Center for Brain Development
Professor
Department of Neurology
Research Summary: 
The genetics of autism and epilepsy: studies in cerebral development and connectivity

Julie Sneddon, PhD

Asst Professor In Residence
Diabetes Center
Research Summary: 
The niche in pancreatic development and disease

Matthew Springer, PhD

Professor
Department of Medicine
Cardiology Division
Research Summary: 
Angiogenesis & vascular biology, myocardial repair, endothelial function, and second hand smoke

Deepak Srivastava, MD

President, Gladstone Institutes
Wilma and Adeline Pirag Distinguished Professor in Pediatric Developmental Cardiology
Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Research Summary: 
Molecular and Genetic Dissection of Cardiogenesis and its role in human disease

Saul Villeda, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Anatomy
Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research
Research Summary: 
Mechanisms of Brain Aging and Rejuvenation

Bruce Wang, MD

Assistant Prof In Residence
Medicine
Research Summary: 
We study how the different cell types in the liver, in particular the hepatocyte, are generated during development, patterned and maintained during adulthood, and regenerate after injury.

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